Noah's Ark

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Project by CalumetWoodworks posted 11-13-2012 03:12 AM 1753 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished this project! It took quite awhile to get it done, but I did it using only a scrollsaw. I only uploaded 5 pics of the animals but as you can see in the first pic, there are a bunch! I used black walnut, wenge, yellow heart, padauk, red cedar, blue pine, beechnut, pine, basswood, and aspen. Learned a lot from this project! Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 11-13-2012 03:48 AM

Really cool. Great job.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-13-2012 04:41 AM

Nice work. Were the animal shapes your own, or did you work from patterns? And- just gotta ask- where is the unicorn?

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#3 posted 11-13-2012 12:21 PM

Nice job. I have built the ark many times but yours is nicer than mine.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 11-13-2012 01:16 PM

Thanks everyone.

@Danpaddles: The animal shapes are from a pattern as well. I found that if you enlarge the animal patterns, they make really cool toys on their own!

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#5 posted 11-13-2012 02:32 PM

Wonderful job… I can really appreciate the amount of time this took.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#6 posted 11-13-2012 02:41 PM

Great job on your ark and critters! I’ve done 2 and the bandsaw REALLY speeds the critter cutting.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 11-13-2012 10:05 PM

This is real fun! You created it flawlessly!


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#8 posted 11-16-2012 06:50 AM

My grand kids wouldn’t be able to keep thier hands off of that. Nice build…...................

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 11-18-2012 10:37 AM

Really looks great. It’s a whole lot nicer than the one i built believe meee.

-- arnies

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#10 posted 02-03-2013 11:17 PM

Very nice work there… many pairs of animals did you finally do?
Would have loved to see a few photos of the great looking ark, too; well done.
Cheers, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#11 posted 02-05-2013 04:50 PM

Thanks everyone. This was a challenging and very fun project to do! I ended up doing 18 sets of animals.

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